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Literature Takes Its Place in the Spotlight in Québec City

The Government of Canada supports the 8th Québec en toutes lettres festival and the annual programming of the Maison de la littérature QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 20, 2017  – The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced $12,500 in funding for the Institut Canadien de Québec. This funding will support the presentation of the 8th Québec en toutes lettres festival, which takes place from October 21 to 29, 2017, as […]

by pmnationtalk on September 20, 201712 Views

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Montreal indigenous community gathers to celebrate 16th annual Pow Wow at McGill – McGill Tribune

On Sept. 15, the McGill First People’s House (FPH) hosted the 16th annual Pow Wow on Lower Field. Members of the indigenous community from Montreal and other parts of Canada sang, danced, and socialized with students and families to celebrate to their indigenous culture. For FPH Administrative Coordinator Dana-Marie Williams, an organizer of this year’s […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201715 Views

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Massive Open Online Course on Northern Québec in fall 2017

September 14, 2017 This MOOC offers an introduction to social and political issues of Northern Québec, a territory that is also the traditional home of Inuit, Cree and Innus. The MOOC is aimed at anyone interested in Northern Québec and in learning more about its territory, cultures, history, societies, and issues. The course will provide participants a […]

by pmnationtalk on September 15, 201742 Views

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The Kativik School Board refreshes its visual identity

Kuujjuaq (September 11, 2017) – After nearly 40 years of existence, the Kativik School Board will unveil a new logo at a special event today at Jaanimmarik School, in Kuujjuaq. “The development of the organization’s new visual identity was shaped by a strategic planning process that the school board undertook from 2014 to 2017,” said Alicie […]

by pmnationtalk on September 13, 201716 Views

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Canada’s Premiers Announce 2017 Literacy Award Recipients

September 8, 2017 – In honour of International Literacy Day, Canada’s Premiers today announced the recipients of the 13th annual Council of the Federation Literacy Award. The award is presented to recipients from all 13 provinces and territories to celebrate outstanding achievement, innovative practice, and excellence in literacy. The recipients of the 2017 Council of the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 8, 201718 Views

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Media Advisory: The Kativik School Board will hold two special events next week

The Kativik School Board will hold two special events next week Kuujjuaq (September 06, 2017) – After nearly 40 years of existence, the Kativik School Board will unveil a new logo during a special event at Jaanimmarik School, in Kuujjuaq, on Monday September 11, 2017 at 3:15 p.m. On Tuesday September 12, Tarsakallak School in […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 201721 Views

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Chief Commissioner’s remarks at University of Sherbrooke – Promoting justice not just for some, but for all

September 01, 2017 [Originally delivered in French] Speaking Notes Marie-Claude Landry, Ad. E. Chief Commissioner Canadian Human Rights Commission Entrance Ceremony University of Sherbrooke August 24, 2017 Sherbrooke, Québec “Promoting justice not just for some, but for all” Good morning everyone! What a pleasure it is to join you today.  The University of Sherbrooke, my […]

by pmnationtalk on September 1, 201755 Views

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Decolonizing the classroom at John Abbott College – Montreal Gazette

August 30, 2017 It’s safe to speculate that the majority of Canadians with European roots know little about Indigenous culture and even less about life here before the first European settlers arrived. Last fall, John Abbott College humanities teacher Debbie Lunny and six other teachers formed the Decolonizing Pedagogies Group (DPG) to work on ways […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 201729 Views

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Students of the Kativik School Board will be receiving Secondary Studies Diplomas as of the 2017-2018 school year

Kuujjuaq, Qc. (August 25, 2017) – The Kativik School Board is glad to inform Nunavimmiut that as of the current school year, students who complete their secondary studies will receive a Secondary Studies Diploma from the Quebec Ministry of Education. “This is a very good news for everyone in Nunavik,” said Kativik School Board President Alicie […]

by pmnationtalk on August 29, 201739 Views

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Dawson College: Fall 2017 Welcome Address

Dawson’s Director General and Academic Dean addressed faculty and staff at the Fall 2017 Welcome Back Luncheon on August 22. As the College heads into its 49th year of serving its educational mission, Richard Filion addressed the changing nature of society and its challenges, and the role of education in meeting these new challenges. He also […]

by pmnationtalk on August 28, 201724 Views

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